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Kashgar Travel Overview

Kashgar is an oasis city located in the western part of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The city covers an area of 15 square kilometers, with an average altitude of 1,289m above the sea level. Despite its isolation, Kashgar has seen plenty of traffic over the last 2000 years, as a major Silk Road town and a crossroad.

Despite the highways have come with modernization and the influx of Han Chinese from the distant east, Kashgar remains a predominantly Muslim and Turkic city. Compared to Urumqi, Xinjia...
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  • How to Arrange Your Kashgar Trip
  • Kashgar Travel Season Tips
    Kashgar is located west of the Taklamakan Desert at the feet of the Tian Shan mountain range, about 4,232ft above sea level. The annual average temperature is 11ºC. Kashgar has a very dry weather with annual precipitation of only 121 millimeters and...
  • Transportation
    Airport Kashgar Airport Built in 1953, Kashgar Airport is the second largest airport in Xinjiang Province. With more than 60,000 square meters available for ground handling of aircrafts along with an area of 28,000 meters devoted to runway traff...
  • Dinning
    Bachu Grilled Fish It is a traditional folk style savory food in Kashgar, and the Bachu County has the most well-known grilled fish. The making process is like this: gut and clean the live fish, then cut it half through the belly. Then insert some...
  • Shopping
    What to buy Yingjisha County Knife Manufactured in Yingjisha, it gets such a name and is one of traditional handicraft articles with famous brand with more than 400 years history. With beautiful appearance and carvings, it is excellent and fine ...
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